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Swiss Court Sentences Former Gambian Interior Minister to 20 Years

By Mustapha Jallow/Amadou Manjang Switzerland’s top Court on Wednesday, 15 May 2024, convicted OusmanSonko, a former interior minister of Gambia under the regime of former...

Dr Abubacarr Jah Says FGM Cannot be Medicalised

Gambian consultant urologist and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Abubacrr Jah Wednesday informed lawmakers that Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) cannot be medicalised because doctors are not...

GPU Welcomes Sentencing of Ousman Sonko Over Torture of Journalists

(Banjul, 15 May, 2024) - The Gambia Press Union (GPU) welcomes today’s verdict and sentencing of former Interior Minister Ousman Sonko in Switzerland to a 20-year prison...

Dr. Daffeh presents evidence to lawmakers showing FGM/C is harmful

By Momodou Jarju Gambian gynecologist Dr. Babanding Daffeh last Wednesday presented evidence to lawmakers in Banjul showing Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is harmful. Dr. Daffeh who...

Four Die of Kush in three Months

By Nelson Manneh The Regional Director of Health Services on Thursday, 9 May 2024 disclosed to the press that four people had died as a result...

Police Arrest 8 Paramilitary Personnel on Allegation of Impersonation

By Lamin Fatty Eight (8) personnel working in the Police paramilitary unit renowned as the Police Intervention Unit (PIU) were arrested for their alleged involvement...

Police detain 23-year-old after newborn found dead in bag

By Mustapha Jallow A team of detectives of the Gambia Police Force (GPF) are investigating the death of a newly born baby wrapped in a...

Security Officers among 14 Apprehended in Major Drug Bust

By Nelson Manneh Over the weekend, Mr. OusmanSaidyba, the spokesperson for the Drug Law Enforcement Agency - The Gambia, revealed to this publication a significant...

OIC Road Projects still incomplete 

By Makutu Manneh  Even though OIC road contractors have informed President Adama Barrow in early December, 2023 that all roads will be completed by end...

Police Investigating Officials of Gambia Ferry Service

By Mustapha Jallow Officials of the Gambia Ferry Service were recently invited at the police headquarters in Banjul over the unending breakdown of the ferries...

FPAC Urges Judicial Secretary to Adhere to Standards of Scrutiny

By: Kebba AF Touray The Finance and Public Accounts Committee of the National Assembly (FPAC), has tasked the Judicial Secretary of the Judicial arm of...

NAO says Judiciary Should Be Audited by the Auditor General

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Audit Office (NAO) has stated that the Judiciary should be audited by the Auditor General (AG). The NAO made this...

Government Plans to Bridge Banjul/Barra Crossing Point

By Sariba Manneh Transport, Works and Infrastructure Minister, Ebrima Sillah, has announced that the Government is devising plans to bridge the Banjul Barra ferry crossing...

Commission Gives Lamin Suso 1 Week to Account for D23 Million...

By Makutu Manneh  A former Finance Manager of Brikama Area Council (BAC) was on Wednesday, 17 April 2024 given an ultimatum of one week by...

BAC’s Principal Cashier, Former Finance Director Testify on D60 Million Unpresented...

By Makutu Manneh Mr. Lamin Kanteh, the Principal Cashier and Lamin Suso, the former Finance Manager of Brikama Area Council, have jointly testified before the...

Senegalese Gendarmeries & Customs Deny Involvement in Motorcyclist Death

By Lamin Fatty Personnel of the Gendarmerie Camp and the Customs Post in Manda, Senegal, have denied allegation of Involvement in the demise of a...

Gambia’s Debt Stock Increases to D110.6 Billion-Finance Minister

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia’s Finance Minister, Seedy Keita has unveiled that the county’s public debt stock has increased to D110.6 billion. The Finance Minister...

Gambians Express Frustration as All Ferries Shuttling the Banjul-Barra Route Undergo...

By Nelson Manneh Passengers who used the Banjul – Barra ferry crossing on daily basis have over the weekend express their frustration as authorities at...

What’s Really at Stake in Jarrol-Nioro Jarrol Land Dispute

By Yankuba Jallow & Louise Jobe The people of Jarrol village in Foni Jarrol have sued the residents of Nioro Jarrol claiming ownership of the...

Manduar Forest Saga: Police Arrest 5 People 

By Louise Jobe  The Gambia Police Force has arrested the Chairperson of the Manduar Village Community Development Committee and four others in the ongoing saga...